Adorned with two Michelin stars, chef  Antonio Saez is a master of Catalonian gastronomy. Today, he heads up restaurant Catalan, at Rosewood Abu Dhabi, for the delight of the capital’s epicureans. With Gaudí-style décor, Catalan embodies all things Spanish, offering dishes that use the best imported ingredients from Catalonia’s tranquil mountains and deep seas. Chef Saez combines the vibrant, colourful nature of traditional Spanish cuisine with modern, sophisticated aesthetics and techniques.

“Catalan merges the traditional and contemporary to create a unique gourmet experience for even the most sophisticated palate. With the freshest local ingredients and finest traditional produce from Catalonia flown in especially for the restaurant, a carefully crafted menu and a unique beverage list from Spain, we hope to offer our guests impeccable service and outstanding cuisine in a relaxing ambience,” says Antonio Saez, Catalan’s Head Chef.

After having had ten years of extensive culinary experience, working in some of the best kitchens in Spain and obtaining two Michelin stars at Lasarte restaurant, chef Antonio relocated to Abu Dhabi. He has brought a Spanish flair to the exciting capital, which continues to excel in the world of fine-dining.


  • 2 Michelin stars - Lasarte



Rosewood Abu Dhabi

Sowwah Square, Al Maryah Island

P.O. Box 41184 Abu Dhabi, UAE

+971 2 813 5550